Weekly Preview (October 29- November 4)

Weekly Preview (October 29- November 4)

Men's cross country defeated four outher conference teams to win the NECC Championship on Saturday afternoon in Westfield, Mass. The Bulldogs earned their first NECC championship in Head Coach Joe Cabral's first season in command. Ryan Glynn (Abington, Mass.) led the Bulldogs with a third place finish, completing the 8K in just 29:46 – nearly a full minute faster than he posted in his sixth-place finish at last year's championship.

Glynn and Ross Rubin (Annadale, Vt.) were named first team all conference while John LaMagna (Ossining, N.Y.) earned second place honors. 

The Bulldogs defeated Mitchell on Tuesday before dropping a pair of conference matches to Elms and Newbury, but the Bulldogs have still qualified for the NECC tournament.  Dean travels to #2 seed Elms College for an NECC quarterfinal match on Tuesday night.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, October 30th at 7:00 p.m.– Dean at Elms (NECC Quarterfinal) 

Football is 3-5 and 2-2 in the ECFC as they return from their bye week to host Castleton in ECFC action. The Bulldogs finish the season with two conference contests at home. 

DATE/TIME: Saturday, November 3rd at 12:00 p.m. – Dean vs. Castelton University  

A 4-0 win over Newbury on Wednesday clinched a playoff berth for women's socceer.  The Bulldogs battled valliantly in the NECC quarterfinals on Sunday, but eventually fell to top seeded Lesley University 2-0. Dean finished 4-11-1 and 2-7 in the conference, reaching the NECC tournament in Head Coach Ashley Magruda-Wood's first year at the helm. 

Men's soccer narrowly missed qualifying for the NECC tournament, falling 2-1 on Wednesday at Lesley University.  The Bulldogs rebounded to win the final game of the year, a 3-2 decision over Elms College.  Dean finished 5-12 overall and 3-5 in the NECC conference.  The Bulldogs won four of their last six games. 

Field Hockey completed their season on Thursday with a hard fought loss to Anna Maria.  The Bulldogs, and new coach Lisa Cropper, finished the season with one win in their first campaign as a member of NCAA DIII, reviving a program that had last competed in 1997.  

Women's cross country finished seventh at the NECC Championships in Westfield, Mass.  The Bulldogs concluded their season at Stanley State Park on Saturday afternoon.  Dean was led by Sitaara Muhammad (Brockton, Mass.), who crossed the finish line in 25:30 (20th place).